Archive for January 26th, 2014

Twitter ‘Trolls’ Jailed For Abusive Messages
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Twitter ‘Trolls’ Jailed For Abusive Messages

Caroline Criado-Perez, a feminist campaigner for a female figure to appear on a Bank of England monetary note, found herself the victim of numerous threats and hate mail via her Twitter account. Criado-Perez said she had been put through a “terrifying and scarring” experience as a result of the tweets. Now, both a man and a woman […]

Chicago Police Use Taser On 8-Month Pregnant Woman Over Parking Ticket Comment
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Chicago Police Use Taser On 8-Month Pregnant Woman Over Parking Ticket Comment

Tiffany Rent is eight-months pregnant, but that didn’t stop a Chicago police officer from using a taser on her. The assault and arrest occurred Wednesday morning outside of a drug store on Chicago’s South Side. The Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy said that even though Rent was only a week or two away from giving […]